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Tracing a path of Rav Kook

Rabbi Kook was born in Latvian town name Griva, located close to Daugavpils. Part of his childhood he spent in his grandparents' home in Riga. When he was 39, he was invited to serve as the rabbi of Jaffa, and later was appointed Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. He founded the Chief Rabbinate and Yeshiva 'Merkaz Harav'. Rabbi Kook is considered the founder of religious Zionism today.

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